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Calif legislation website (for tracking bills)
CLAC (Calif. Legis. Action Comm.)
Contacting legislators: Protocol
Educating legislators
Glossary of terms
Guide to reading a bill (for monthly reports)
How a bill becomes law
How to write an effective letter
CLAC newsletter (signup)
Working with legislators
Assembly website
CLRC (Calif. Law Revision Commission)
Find your legislator (Assembly or Senate)
Legislative Analyst
Legislative Counsel
Politics & Public Affairs
Senate website



The Index on the left allows you to see new laws from year to year.

The "Legislative Menu" describes the legislative process.

We regularly speak to managers and boards about new laws and pending legislation.

If you would like me or one of our attorneys to speak to your group, please feel free to contact me.

Nathan McGuire, Esq.
Chair of the California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC)




ADDITIONAL RESEARCH. The Davis-Stirling Act was reorganized and recodified in 2014. Most of the changes were non-substantive. When trying to interpret an ambiguous part of the Act, check what the CLRC considered, especially if something was changed. The main page for the study is: The overview of all CID related studies is: The primary text of the recommendation (2010):

The 2010 recommendation is a good place to start because it shows the CLRC comments on each statutory section. The main recommendation was published in 2010. It was changed over the course of the next three years, based on public comments. The CLRC’s comments and decisions are reflected in the Committee’s minutes and staff recommendations.